Japan Plans To Build World's First Underwater City

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After two years of design development, Tokyo-based Shimizu Corporation just unveiled blueprints for the world's first underwater city that, by the construction company's estimates, could be completed in just a few decades at a cost of US$ 26 billion....

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Tokyo's Futuristic Capsule Tower Threatened With Demolition

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One of Tokyo's most famous buildings the Nakagin Capsule Tower threatened with demolition.

Designed by Kisho Kurokawa in 1972, it caught the world's attention with its minuscule living spaces for the country's single office workers.

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Japanese Architect Shigeru Ban Wins 2014 Pritzker Prize

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Paper and cardbo's toolbox for drawings and models of buildings, but for Japanese architect Shigeru Ban they are good enough to make the real thing.

The 56-year-old, who has built a reputation over the past 30 years for crafting improbab...

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Japan's Tallest Building Opened

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Japan's tallest building will opened in Osaka, as Asia's third-biggest metropolitan economy aims to lure tourists and stem businesses from moving to Tokyo.

Kintetsu Corporation, one of the main rail operators in western Japan, spent US$...

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Japans Largest Offshore Solar Power Plant Opened

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The largest solar power plant in Japan has just been launched. The Kagoshima Nanatsujima Mega Solar Power Plant is situated just offshore in Kagoshima Prefecture in southern Japan. Kagoshima City, in the southwestern prefecture of Kagoshima, is one o...

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